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Ms. Priya Kumari

Ms. Priya Kumari

Assistant Professor (Law)

E-mail Id: priya.kumari@nmims.edu

Academic and Professional Qualifications:

UGC NET (JRF) 2020

LL.M., National Law University, Jodhpur

B.A. LL.B. (Hons.), National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi

Research Area:

Areas of Research Interest: Corporate Social Responsibility, Climate Change, Intellectual Property Law.

Work Experience (Academic):


Courses taught: Legal English, Assisted in Legal History

Teaching Pedagogy and Innovation: Discussion, Audiovisual tools

Total Teaching Experience: Over a year

Fellowships, Achievements, Awards and Honors:

Academic: Highest Grades in subjects like Copyright Law, Law of Project Finance

Co-Curricular and extra-Curricular: Trained for 2 years in Vocal Classical Music

Summits, Conferences and Seminars Attended:

Paper Presentations:

1. Presented a Co-authored a paper titled, "Access and Benefit Sharing: Whose Access and Whose Benefit?”, International Webinar on Implementation of ABS: Sustaining Indian Biodiversity” organized by MNLU, Nagpur and SBB, Nagpur on 12th-13th November 2021

2. Presented a co-authored paper titled "Innovation in Plant Varieties: Need for a Climate Friendly Framework in India” at the National Conference Cum Training on Climate Change and Disaster Management organized by Christ University and NIDM on 4th-6th October 2021.

3. Presented a co-authored paper titled "Sportspersons Data, Privacy and Sports Law: The Legal Conundrum” for the International Virtual Conference on Regulation of Sports and Entertainment Law organized by JLU, Bhopal and RGNUL, Patiala on 1st August 2021.

4. Co-authored a paper on "Artificial Intelligence and Gender Bias: Does the Solution Lie in Altering the Societal Structure?” for the National Webinar on Women in Domestic Ecosystem and Need of Democracy in Domestic Relations organized by GLC, Thiruvananthapuram on 15th-16th July 2021.

5. Co-authored a paper on "Sui Generis System for Traditional Cultural Expressions: A Lesson from the Past” at the National Conference on Intellectual Property Rights: Breaking Conventionalities and Future Prospects” organized by ICFAI, Hyderabad on 17 – 18th April 2021, awarded second best paper title.

6. Presented a co-authored paper on "Public Private Partnership and Real Estate Sector: An Overview” at the one-day seminar on Emerging Trends in Real Estate Sector in India: A Legal Perspective organized by NUJS, Kolkata on 25th March 2017.

Invited Deliberations:

Addressed as a speaker on webinars titled, "UGC NET (JRF)” and "UGC NET: Approach for Paper I” conducted by Law Insider IN.



Chapters in Edited Volumes

Co-authored a chapter titled "Third-party funding: Developing India into a Favourable Arbitral Seat” for the book, Changing Facets of Alternate Dispute Resolution Amidst the Pandemic foreword by Chief Justice (High Court of Karnataka), ISBN No. 9789390946129.


1. Co-authored a paper titled "CSR: Analysing Shifting Paradigm from Climate Change to Global Health Emergencies” selected for the special issue of World Review of Science, Technology & Sustainable Development (scopus indexed), listed at: https://www.inderscience.com/info/ingeneral/forthcoming.php?jcode=wrstsd.

2. Co-authored paper titled "Sportspersons Data, Privacy and Sports Law: The Legal Conundrum” to be published by Taxmann.

3. "The Conflict of Nationalization and Expropriation in Project Finance”, Corporate Law Journal, Volume III, Issue II, 2020, ISSN No. 25813692, pp: lxi-lxvii.

4. "Gene Patenting: Common Heritage versus Recognition of Human Effort”, Human Rights Law Journal, NLUO, Volume III, 2019, pp: 96-112.

Conference Proceedings:

Co-authored a chapter titled "Sui Generis System for Traditional Cultural Expressions: A Lesson from the Past” for the Conference Proceeding's book titled, Intellectual Property Rights: Breaking Conventionalities and Future Prospects, ISBN No. 9788194915270, pp: 345-361.

Commentaries/Magazine/Newspaper Articles/Opinions:

"Procedure established by law and due process of law: Analysing India and the USA’s scenario”, Centre for Constitutional Research and Development, accessible at: https://ccrd.vidhiaagaz.com/procedure-established-by-law-and-due-process-of-law-analysingindia-and-the-usas-scenario/.

Editorial Boards:

Presently designated as a Reviewer, ILI Law Review (since July 2021).

Workshops and Professional Training Programs Attended:

1. Served as a volunteer in the Two-day National Conference Cum Seminar on "Environmental Issues and Climate Change in Jharkhand”, organized by Judicial Academy, Jharkhand, 10 – 11th October 2015.

2. Attended several Faculty Workshops on publication in Scopus indexed journals organized by O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat.


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